An interesting thing – it is actually the usual thing – as regards the Biden Thing’s latest “executive order” (that is, its latest decree) that “all government vehicles” be electric vehicles by 2035.
It’s not actually all of them.
The Biden Thing’s decree will not require that the next Thing – whomever replaces the Biden Thing (as the Biden Thing will not be president or even probably around in 2035, assuming its supply of Adrenochrome is eventually cut off) shall be electrically driven from one undisclosed location to the next.
Because its things are heavy duty.
As opposed to the light duty vehicles that are described in the decree.
The armored SUVs and limos which ferry around the high echelon government things are exempted. Also the military things, since F-22s can’t fly on volts.
The government things will be electric ” . . .where the General Services Administration (GSA) offers one or more zero-emission vehicle options for that vehicle class.” We of course will be allowed one “option.”
The EV – or the sidewalk.
Well, they may allow us bicycles.
Are you surprised?
Similar exemptions have long been applied, as for example regarding the requirement that you and I and practically everyone else except these things must hand over our money to the insurance mafia in exchange for what is styled “coverage” – as opposed to medical care – else hand over money to the government mafia as our punishment for not “complying” with the “individual mandate” to hand over our money for “coverage.”
It is called the “shared responsibility payment,” as you probably already know if you’ve already had to pay it.
The Orange Man defanged this “mandate” – but if you didn’t pay the health insurance mafia before he did, you still “owe” and are obliged to pay whatever the government things say your “shared responsibility payment” is for the applicable year.
The same exemptions also applied to the “essential” government things and their favored lampreys, such as Wal-Mart, during the individual imprisonment mandates – styled “lock downs,” as in a prison – decreed by the essential things, who were free to work and remained free to make us pay for it.
There were also exemptions from the wearing of the Face Speedos the same things decreed we would have to wear – to “stop the spread,” which it never did. Technically, they weren’t exempted. Only actually – since no one could force the things to wear the Face Speedo. So they wore it when situationally convenient and removed it whenever it suited.
It was up to them – as it was never up to us.
The roster of such exemptions is long – but they all have one thing in common: They almost never apply to any of us.
As they didn’t apply to “the people” in “people’s republics,” such as the old Soviet Union and the current Chinese people’s republic, freshened up to look like republics once looked, with the facade of a “market” where the people’s choices are directed by the government.
” . . . in order to reestablish the Federal Government as a leader in sustainability, it is hereby ordered as follows,” says the Biden Thing.
The decree will ” . . . create and sustain jobs, including well-paying union jobs; support a just transition to a more sustainable economy . . . ”
“It’s a similar to strategy to what China is doing so successfully, leveraging the purchasing power of their government to create demand that markets can meet.”
Italics also added.
So says another thing named Joshua Freed – who is something styled “senior vice president for climate and energy” at Third Way. Third Way which is one of those nebulously-innocuously named entities that is interested in one way.
The government way.
It is wearying hilarious to consider the use of terms such as “market demand” and “purchasing power of government” in the same sentence. But then, this is how “markets” are allowed to “work” . . . in modern people’s republics.
For some puzzling reason, many don’t see it – even as the V8-powered/armored SUVs and limos of the things who control this “market” fly past them in the streets, cordoned off for the express use of the things.
That they don’t see the incongruity of the things demanding sacrifices – from us – from the steps of their private/chartered jets, used to convey them in style to meetings in exotic far-away places where the things hammer out the sacrifices we’ll be expected to make for the sake of unchanging the climate.
Something is changing, all right.
And by the time it has – if it’s not stopped – it will be too late to prevent it.
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